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Single-Source Solutions: Using Prefunctional Checklists (February 2001)

Prefunctional checklists and system readiness sheets: startup sheets spelled differently.
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How To Control A Chiller (February 2001)

No, it's not with a whip and a chair, even though that may be tempting at times. Today's chillers are precision machines that rely on microprocessor-based electronic controls to not only provide more flexibility and reliability, but also to interact with just about any building automation system that's available.
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Propane-Air Standby Systems: Gas Energy Uninterrupted (February 2001)

With fuel prices making headlines regularly, users are increasingly conscious of price and supply issues. To that end, designers should keep energy contingencies in mind, too. A basic knowledge of propane-air backup systems could prove especially valuable when working with facilities using gas.
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Mechanical and Structural Integration: Utilities System at Boeing's Delta Rocket Manufacturing Facility (February 2001)

The sheer scope and function of a rocket facility creates an atypical set of challenges. See how one firm took the project from concept to liftoff.
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Mitigating Mold (February 2001)

A building's mechanical and structural systems can either help or hinder the life of mold in a facility. Consider this a refresher on fundamental causes, along with several design and maintenance antidotes.
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Building Automation: Think Ahead, Think Green (February 2001)

What is "Enviromation"?
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Learn IT, Know IT, Use IT: The Fear of Being Hacked (January 2001)

Protect your business network.
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Current Affairs: Ground Fault Protection Part 1 (January 2001)

Plan to keep personnel safe.
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New Technique Solves IAQ Mystery In Office Building

Richard Fogarty, president of New Trend Environmental Services Ltd., loves a good mystery. He especially likes the ones where the suspects are concealed and the clues are invisible. His favorites
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Single-Source Solutions: System Modeling (January 2001)

System modeling is a great design-build solution.
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